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    :: Thursday, November 23, 2006 ::

    Six Manitoba companies that put people first - By Geoff Kirbyson, The Winnipeg Free Press
    Karen Palmer, a consultant with the Winnipeg-based human-resource services firm, said the threat for Manitoba companies of losing people to other jurisdictions, primarily Alberta, has never been greater. But the problem is widespread. She said firms throughout Canada and the United States are facing a "talent challenge."

    "Human-resources issues are at the top of the corporate agenda today because of the increasing challenge in attracting people and retaining them," she said in an interview Wednesday.
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